Wednesday, 8th February 2012


Walk: Elslack, Elslack Reservoir, Ransable Hill, Pinhaw, Pennine Way
Start Point: Lay-by on A56 north of Elslack Grid Reference: SD 928 501
Distance: 8 miles Ascent: 1,180 feet
Time: 4.5 hours    
Weather: Glorious winter's day. Fine, sunny and cold. Hard frozen ground with patches of snow over 1,000 feet.
Comments: 28 walkers negotiated some slippery spots. Good Pennine views.

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Shadow Ramblers at Elslack Reservoir


Elslack Reservoir


Climbing a stile at Elslack Reservoir


We climbed through a snowy plantation


The sun was too weak to melt the snow


It was a day for warm hats


Coffee in the snow


Others had passed this way


A great view of the Pennines


Descent from Ransable Hill


Heading up the Pennine Way to Pinhaw


A happy bunch on top of Pinhaw


Snow in Pinhaw's heather

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